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SPRING 1986 

In This Issue 

Twenty Students 
Inducted Into 
Leadership Society Page 2 

Patricia Lovelace is 
Formally Installed as 
MBC Chaplain Pag 

Julia Richmond '34 
Honored By Va. 
Division of Forestry 

Sophomore Karen 
Leabo Racks Up Many 
Horse Show Honors 

Alumnae Participation 
in Annual Fund 

The Pajama Game 
Performed as the 1986 
Sophomore Show Page 2 

Advisory Board, Parents Council 
Meet to Assess Progress on Goals 

The Advisory Board of Visitors and 
Parents Council held their semiannual 
meeting the weekend of March 21-22, 
ushering in the spring under sunny skies 
and cool temperatures. 

Attendance held at 58 percent for 
ABV members and 64 percent for Par- 
ents Council, with some in the laner 
group participating in Sophomore Par- 
ents Weekend as well. 

Pursuing its ambitious goals set at the 
fall meeting, members gave up-to-date 
projections for goals to be met by the end 
of the current fiscal year. 

For the ABV. members set a goal of 
100 percent participation in the Annual 
Fund by June 30, up from 86 percent 
reached by the March meeting- 

The Parents Council also projected 
100 percent giving by the end of June. 
The combined groups have pledged 

Under broader goals in the area of 
student recruitment, the combined 
groups projected that by June 30 mem- 
bers will have made 150-200 student 
referrals, held 15 recruitment parties, 
brought 16 students to campus, helped 
35^0 students with extemships and em- 
ployment opportunities, and contacted 
80-85 secondary school guidance coun- 

"Both groups have made extraordi- 
nary progress in achieving their goals, 
and everyone was pleased by the success 
of the spring meeting." said George 
McCune, Director of Special Projects. 

The weekend began Fnday morning. 
when AB V member Carol Cosgrove pre- 
sented a financial planning seminar for 
educators in Hunt Lounge, which was 
well-attended. This was followed by a 
session on estate planning techniques 
presented by Carolyn G. Hisley '60, an 

Following a buffet lunch hosted by the 
faculty, during which participants mixed 
with faculty and staff, the first joint ses- 
sion of the two groups was held. 

During the afternoon. President Tyson 
presented a progress report on College 
planning. Director of Career Services 
Diane Kent reported on the Rosemarie 
Sena Center for Career and Life Plan- 
ning, and Athletic Director Mary Ann 
Kasselmann spoke on the physical edu- 
cation program at MBC and projected 
new facilities. 

Individual task forces met later in the 
afternoon, followed by general meetings 
for each group and a dinner for all partici- 
pants in Hunt Dining Hall, during which 
President Tyson led members of the fac- 
ulty and staff in toasting the campus 
guests for their work on behalf of MBC. 

Saturday morning, student representa- 
tives on the ABV hosted a continental 
breakfast along with class officers from 
all four classes and the 21 seniors re- 
cently elected to Who's Who, who were 
deployed at various tables to mix with 
ABV and PC members. 

A panel of faculty members ga' 
presentanon on the upcoming : 
work of the nine faculty task forces 
charged with revamping the cumculum, 
and Ken Armstrong, Vice-President for 
Institutional Advancement, made a pre- 
sentation on marketing the College in the 
areas of admissions and development as 
the College prepares for a capital cam- 

A campus tour, highlighting areas of 
upcoming renovation and construction, 
was given during the afternoon, followed 
by closing sessions of each group. 

t a breakfast hosted by 

President Tyson hosted a reception for 
parents of sophomores late in the day, 
and ABV and PC members then ad- 
journed to the lovely home of Bill and 
Lisa Moore for a cocktail buffet. 

That night, as with the previous night, 
participants had the option of attending 
the Sophomore Show, which this year 
was a production of the Broadway fav- 
onte • 'The Pajama Game. " ABV and PC 
members were special guests at the class 
party which followed Saturday night's 
show in the Student Activities Center. 

Activities Slated for 
1986 Commencement 

The observance of commencement 
and alumnae homecommg has by now 
become one of Mary Baldwin's many 
traditions, and the activities slated for the 
weekend of May 30-June I promise 
something for everyone who attends. 

The alumnae get rolling on Fnday 
afternoon, with meetings of the execu- 
tive comminee of the Alumnae Board 
and class reunion chairpersons and a 
wine and cheese rendezvous of faculty 
members and former classmates. 

That evening, the Student Activities 
Center will be the site of a dinner for 
alumnae with faculty, staff and faculty 

This year, the Alumnae Association is 
sponsoring a reception hononng retinng 
faculty and staff. The honorees this year 
are Dr. Frank Pancake , Director of Capi- 
tal Giving {and former faculty member). 
Dr. John Mehner, Professor of Biology, 
and Dr. Ashton Trice, Professor of Psy- 

A party will follow in Ye Merry Be 

Saturday features a full day of activi- 
ties, commencing with the annual Bald- 
win Fun Run, featunng a National Alum- 
nae Association meeting, and climaxing 
with the alumnae dinner, reunion class 
parties and the Class of '86 Commence- 
ment BaU. 

Virginia Attorney General Mary Sue 
Terry is the scheduled speaker for the 
144th Commencement Exercises to be 
held Sunday morning on Page Terrace in 
front of Grafton Library. 

Ms. Terry, who holds the highest pub- 
lic office attained by a woman in Vir- 
ginia, was also the first woman elected 
attorney general. 

The weekend will conclude with a 
commencement reception honoring the 
Class of '86 on the lawn of the Presi- 
dent's Home. 

It will be a weekend of renewing old 
friendships, making new ones, and send- 
ing a new graduating class of Mary Bald- 
win stiidents out into the world. Make 
your r 

Alumnae Board Slate Announced 

The Nominating Committee of the 
Alumnae Association Board of Directors 
will present the following slate of offi- 
cers and me mbers-at- large for election at 
the annual meeting of the Alumnae As- 
sociation May 31, 1986. Terms of office 
begin July 1, 1986. This slate is pub- 
lished in accordance with the Con- 
stitution and Bylaws of the Mary Bald- 
win College Alumnae Association, Arti- 
cle V: Nominations, Elections, Section 2 
^and 3. 

Lindsay Ryland Gouldthorpe '73 

Richmond. VA 

Anita Thee Graham '50 

Columbia, SC 


Gini Gates DiStanislao '84 

Chester, VA 

Meg Ivy Crews '74 

Soudi Boston, VA 

Laura Catching Alexander '71 

Boston, MA 

Marie Westbrook Bream '82 

Charlottesville, VA 

Susan Jones Hendricks '78 

Marietta, GA 

Lisa Read Lofton '75 

Richmond, VA 

Jean Baum Mair '40 

Northampton, MA 

Dianne Sellers '70 
Raleigh, NC 
Susan Sisler '82 
Lexington, VA 
Ethel Smeak '53 
Staunton, VA 

The Nominating Committee will soon 
be reviewing nominations for next year's 
officers and members-at-large. Any 
alumna wishing to make a nomination 
for the Board of Directors Class of 1990, 
Alumna Trustee, and/or Emily Smith 
Medallion Award should contact the Of- 
fice of Alumnae Activities (703/887- 
7007) for a nomination form. Nomina- 
tions will be accepted until September 
15, 1986. 


Chaplain Patricia Lovelace 

Chaplain Installed 

Patricia H. Lovelace was formally in- 
stalled as chaplain of Mary Baldwin Col- 
lege during a special service March 25 in 
First Presbyterian Church. 

Faculty, staff, students, church lead- 
ers and members of the Staunton com- 
munity attended the service, which fea- 
tured music by the MBC Choir and a 
sermon by Dr. Mary Faith Carson of 
Moravian College. 

Dr. Carson spoke on a topic related to 

her earlier appearances as MBC's Slaley 
Distinguished Christian Lecturer, which 
had been '-The Biblical Concept of 

Also participating in the installation 
service were President Tyson, faculty 
members Betty Kegley and Jim Patrick, 
and Rev. Olivia Kincaid, minister of 
Craigsville Presbyterian Church. 

Following the service, a reception was 
held at the President's House. 

Alumnae Giving Rises 

"Alumnae participation — giving at 
any level — has been one of our major 
thrusts this year," says Annual Fund 
Director Jack Burkhalter. 

"Last year. 37 percent of our alumnae 
gave to the Annual Fund," says Burk- 
haiter. ' "This year, we want that to climb 
to 40 percent, which is an ambitious 

Assisting the College in this participa- 
tion goal have been volunteer phonathon 
callers, members of the Alumnae Board 
and the new Class Fund Representatives. 

The 217 alumnae and student volun- 
teers have brought in several hundred 
new donors through phonathon pledges, 
in addition to which 32 members of the 
Alumnae Board have agreed to recruit 
new classmate donors. 

' 'All of the classes participating in the 
Class Fund Rep program are at the half- 
way mark of their participation and dol- 
lar goals." she adds. "I am convinced 
that we will reach, and in some cases 
exceed, our expectations." 

Miss Kelley says that two classes, 
1940 and 1970, have joined the pilot 
program since the fail starting date. Sara 
Frances Ferrell Shay and Shiriey Flem- 
ing Iben are Fund Reps for the Class of 
1940, and Janet Bartholomew and Emily 
Borden Ragsdale represent the Class of 
1970. They join Fund Reps from the 
classes of 1939. 1961, 1977 and 1978. 

Reunion gift efforts by the Classes of 
1936, 1961, and 1976 are on target and 
will make a significant contribution to 
the Annual Fund. Mary Delia Nichols 
Flory '36, Bev Grear Hurt '61, Mary 
Cloud Hamilton HoUingshead "61, and 
Allison Hall Blaylock '76 have spear- 
headed their respective classes' reunion 
gift campaigns. 

Parent support of the Annual Fund is 
also a major thrust this year, Burkhalter 
notes that last year, parent support in- 
creased by 73 percent in dollars and 44 
percent in participation. 

"Those dramatic increases may be 
hard to get again this year, but the Par- 
ents Council's work on behalf of the 
Annual Fund will help us make major 
gains," he said. 

Burkhalter says overall numbers aie 

ahead of where they were last year at this 
time in terms of dollars and participation. 

"That's great, but we won't breathe 
easy until after our June 30 deadline , " he 
says. "Until then we are rallying all of 
our friends together to help us make this 
another record-breaking Annual Fund 

The pilot Class Fund Representative 
Program, begun last fall, is showmg that 
a more personal, class-onented approach 
to the Annual Fund is effective. 

Maureen A. Kelley, Assistant Direc- 
tor of the Annual Fund, joined Burk- 
halter as a new staff member m January 
to manage the Fund Rep and other class- 
oriented fund-raising programs. 

"The fine progress of this program is 
due to the outstanding leadership of the 
Class Fund Reps," notes Miss Kelley. 

Editor: John A. Wells 

Art/Graphics: Janet Wilkins, Marsha Vayvada 

Alumnae News: Lee Johnston Foster 

Mary Baldwin College 

Staunton. Virginia 

Vol. XXXV, No. 2 

Spring 1986 

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Advisory Board Meets. 


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Members of the Class of ' 88 strike a lively pose during a performance of ' 'The Pajama 
Game." the 1950' s Broadway smash presented as the 1986 Sophomore Show 

PEG Takes Manhattan 

lished by Mrs. Gamson, the group man- 
aged to visit the Metropolitan Museum of 
Art, Times Square, Lincoln Center, 
where they saw the New York City Op- 
era's revival of "Brigadoon," and Car- 
negie Hall, where they went backstage to 
meet the Juilliard Quartet following a 

Staying in a friend's spacious West 
Side apartment, Mrs. Garrison reports 
that the group managed to take in every- 
thing the Big Apple has to offer, with the 
unfortunate exception of Blooming- 

Students and staff of the Program for 
the Exceptionally Gifted experienced a 
proverbial Madcap Manhattan Weekend 
in March when they took a whirlwind 
cultiiral tour of New York City. 

Accompanied by PEG Director Chris- 
tine Garrison, Assistant Director Celeste ' 
Rhodes. Resident Advisor Judy Gran- 
tham and faculty member Jeannie Lee, 
the group visited the Museum of Natural 
History, Staten Island, and just about 
everything in between. 

Keeping to a break-neck pace estab- 

Adult Learners Honored 
For Their Achievements 

The Adult Degree Program honored 
the academic achievements of its stu- 
dents during its annual Recognition and 
Renewal Day on April 5 at MBC. 

The afternoon- into-evening senes of 
events began with greetings by ADP 
Director Jim Harrington, and moved into 
a mini-workshop, "Planning Your Se- 
nior Year." in which a smdent panel 
discussed planning senior projects, de- 
gree plans and prior learning portfolios. 

Later in the afternoon, senior projects 
were presented, and Diane Kent, MBC 
Director of Career Services, talked about 
"Life After MBC" and the various ser- 
vices her office offers all MBC students. 

Following a wine and cheese recep- 
tion, a celebration dinner was held in 
Hunt Dining Hall, featuring a talk by 
MBC Professor of French Charlotte 



Students are inducted into 
ODK and Phi Beta Kappa 

Twenty students and one retiring fac- 
ulty member were inducted into Omicron 
Delta Kappa, the National Leadership 
Society, in a special ceremony at Mary 

Students inducted into the society 
were Alice Blair, Sandra Blau". Ann- Hall 
Branscorae, Suzanne Broach, Donna 
Cason, Tammy Dingbaum, Julie Ells- 
worth, Stacie Hamilton, Terry Hancock, 
Laura Beth Jackson, Theresa Serronsky. 
Didi Scrougi and Pam Wilson, all 

Juniors inducted into ODK were Deb- 
bie Banks. Karen Colaw. Jeanine 
Holmes, Mackay Morris, Trudy Rick- 
man, Ellen Satterwhite, and Karen Ann 

Retiring Psychology Professor Ashton 
Trice, who will be leaving MBC in June 
after 27 years of teaching, was inducted 
as a faculty member of the society. 

ODK recognizes and encourages 
achievement of its ideals in scholarship, 
athletics, social service and religious ac- 
tivities, student government, journalism, 
speech and creative and pert'orming arts. 

As the first women's college in the 
nation to be granted a charter by ODK, 
Mary Baldwin has sought to increase its 
service to both the CoUege and commu- 
nity in maintaining its ideals of charac- 
ter, duty and leadership. 

Ten Mary Baldwin students were in- 
ducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's 
oldest and most prestigious honor soci- 
ety, during a College-wide Honors Con- 
vocation March 18. 

Those honored were Arm Hail-Brans- 
come, Barbara Cale, Laura Brown, 
Anna Marie Gardner. Mary German, 
Susan Rose and Pam Wilson, all from the 
class of 1986. 

Two juniors, Jodee Engle and Fran 
Plant, were also inducted into Phi Beta 
Kappa, as was Grace Anderson, a senior 
enrolled in the Adult Degree Program. 

Also at the convocation, the following 
students were recognized: Lori Vaught, 
for winning the Lambert Award in art; 
Karen Campbell and Molly Pallavicini, 
who shared the Thompson Award in psy- 
chology; Terry Hancock, named the out- 
standing biology student; and Helen 
lams, the outstanding chemistry student. 

The speaker at the tapping was Dr. 
Dorothy Robins-Mowry, associate di- 
rector for seminars at the Aspen Institute 
for Humanistic Studies, who addressed 
the role of Japanese women in their so- 

Mary Baldwin has had its Phi Beta 
Kappa chapter. Lambda of Virginia, 
since 1971. 


A bright future 

for Mary Baldwin 


\}0B Ulaktng Npuia 

Mary Baldwin College 

Alumnae Office 



Alumna Researching 
Vaccine for AIDS 

The national media has been saturated 
with horror stories about the dreaded 
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 
(AIDS) in recent years, but one ray of 
good news in the battle against the dis- 
ease can be partially attributed to a Mary 
Baldwin alumna. 

Betsy Read-Connole '74 is a member 
of the two-member research team at the 
National Institutes of Health which iso- 
lated the AIDS virus two years ago and is 
now working on developing a vaccine to 
fight the deadly disease. 

"By isolating an AIDS patient's 
lymphocytes from his blood, we sus- 
pected we had a virus in the cells because 
AIDS attacks the immune system," ex- 
plained Betsy : 

"I really liked the fact that students 
took you around campus, unlike a lot oi 
other places," she recalls. 

She majored in biology and chemistry, 
and has high marks for her former men- 
tors Dr. Jim Patrick, Dr, Beny Hairfield, 
and Dr. John Mehner ("I can't believe 
the campus will be without him!" she 
says of Mehner's pending retirement.) 

Saying she was well-prepared by 
MBC, Betsy worked briefly for Litton 
Industries in the area of cancer research, 
and joined NIH's Institute of Allergies 
and Infectious Diseases. She switched to 
the National Cancer Institute tn 1980. 

The AIDS research came when the 
U.S. Government, which funds NIH. 
decided that the 

Betsy Read Connote '74 and her N.l.H. lab partner Mika Topi 

After more work she and her partner. 
Mika Topovic, isolated the virus itself 
and developed a test to check blood for 
traces of the virus pnor to transfusions. 

"It'salsoagoodway to tell whether or 
not a person has .AIDS." she says. 

The media attention which surrounded 
her work, and the intensity of the re- 
search itself, made life pretty frantic in 
the early months of 1984. 

"It was really crazy," says Betsy. "I 
couldn't even get the day off before my 
wedding because I had to get this paper 

Betsy has always been interested in 
biology. Her mother went to Mary Bald- 
win, which is why Betsy initially became 
interested in the College. A visit to the 
campus won her over. 

enough to warrant ra 
search. The Centers for Disease Control 
in Atlanta didn't have enough manpower 
for the project, so the work came to Betsy 
and Mika. 

Betsy and her husband Peter, who is 
chief of oral surgery at Washington Hos- 
pital Center, have two children, ages two 
and a half and one. She sees classmates 
frequently, and attends as many alum- 
nae-related events as her schedule will 

Right now, she continues to research a 
possible AIDS vaccine. 

"We have several different methods 
of vaccine production at this time, using 
animals for research," she says. "From 
these, we'll pick the best vaccine and 
: developing it." 

Mary Jarratt '64 confers with President Reagan at the White House 

Mary Jarratt: Career 
Washington Insider 

From the hails of government to the 
offices of a private consulting firm, Mary 
Jarratt '64 is a Washington insider who is 
quite comfortable in the corridors of 

As Assistant Secretary of Agriculture 
for Food and Consumer Services, she 
was the only woman in top management 
at the Agriculture Department during her 
tenure there from January of 1981 until 
last June. That in itself is a remarkable 
accomplishment, as most political ap- 
pointments last less than two years. 
Mary' s stewardship lasted four and a half 

Mary's government career began in' 
the late 1960's, when she was an aide to 
Virginia Congressman William Poff for 
four years prior to his appointment to the 
Virginia Supreme Court. She enjoyed 
working in the legislative arena, and 
worked briefly at the Department of 
Transportation before returning to the 
House of Representatives, where in 1975 
she became the first woman m history to 
receive a professional staff appointment 
to the House Agriculture Committee. 

' 'That was something of a landmark, ' ' 
she says. "I worked with the same issues 
I was involved with at Agriculture, such 
as food stamps and nutrition." She re- 
mained in the legislative branch until 
1981 , when President Reagan appointed 
her to U-S.D-A, and she was confirmed 
by the US. Senate. 

"I oversaw a budget of $20 billion and 
13 domestic feeding programs," says 
Mary. "This was on food consumption 

patterns and areas such as nutritional 

During her years at Agriculture, Mary 
traveled frequently around the country, 
keeping in touch with the department's 

speeches to various groups. She also 
ventured to foreign countries from time 
to time. She left the department m June, 
saying, simply, "It was time to go. Polit- 
ical appointments are not something you 

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After a few months of travel, she re- 
turned to Washington as vice-president 
of Wampler & Associates, a private con- 
sulting firm dealing mainly with the food 
industry established by former Virginia 
Congressman William Wampler. 

Mary says that the environment in 
which she was raised in Virginia was not 
geared toward careers for women. She 
originally wanted to be a doctor, but was 
dissuaded by her family. "Mary Bald- 
win spurred my interest in history and 
international affairs," she says. "I still 
think a liberal arts education is the best 

Her heart belongs to RepubUcan Party 
poUtics. she says, although she has en- 
joyed her government service and finds it 
interesting now to be looking in from the 

"I've had varied exposure to the bud- 
getary process, from both the legislative 
and die executive branches," she says. 
"I've enjoyed the political compromise 
and gain . You never get exactly what you 

Julia Gooch Richmond: Life on the (Tree) Farm 

While some of her contemporaries re- 
ceive garden club awards for the flowers 
they tend, Julia Gooch Richmond has 
been recogmzed for growing flora of 
another kind. 

Juha, who lives west of her native 
Staunton in Deerfield. Va.. has been 
recognized by the Virginia Division of 
Forestry on the local, regional and state 
wide level for having the outstanding tree 
farm in Virginia. 

"People ask me why I won. and I tell 
them to ask the judges," says Julia 
"But, really, I think it's because it's a 
well-rounded farm." 

Credit for that goes to her late hus- 
band. Gale, who planned the 600-aLre 
tree farm as a working retreat when he 
retired in the mid-1960s. Choppingaie 
Tree Farms features white pines, red 
pines and oak trees, and produces and 
sells firewood, lumber ("when the price 
is nght") and boards. 

But it is Julia who has overseen the 
maintenance of the farm in recent years, 
and to whom the coveted award was 
given last year- 
Young Julia Gooch grew up in Staun- 
ton, "up the hill from Mary Baldwin, 
just behind the Woodrow Wilson birth- 
place," she says. 

She graduated from Smart Hall and 
went straight to Mary Baldwin in 1930, 
where she enjoyed the privilege of being 
a day student just a few minutes' walk 
from campus. 

Julia Gooch Richmond '34 

"It was very handy to get to school," 
she recalls. ' T remember going to chapel 
every day up those steep steps, and 
struggling into caps and gowns — always 
at the last minute!" 

An active student, Julia was president 
of ±e French Club and editor of Miscel- 
lany, and lemembers play practice and 
laboring over a poem wntten in iambic 

She says she was "always pleased' ' to 
be mvited to a meal at Mary Baldwin, 
and, unlike some of her peers, foimd the 
food to be delicious. Students would visit 
her occasionally, too, mcluding one who 
attempted to fire up a forbidden cigarette 
before luUa let her know that wasn't 

allowed in the Gooch household. 

After graduating tn 1 934 with a double 
major in English and French, she went on 
to Dunsmore Business School for fiirther 
training, and then worked for the Ford 
Finance Co. in Staunton for several 

In 1939 she married Gale Richmond, 
whose family owned a major interest m 
the Crompton Company, the national 
textile firm which had a manufacturing 
plant in Waynesboro for more tiian 50 

The Richmonds maintained a Staun- 
ton home, although they purchased the 
first portion of their Eteerfield property 
not long after they were marri&d. They 
had two children, a son and daughter. 

Throughout her married life, Julia has 
been an active Mary Baldwin alumna and 
generous supporter. She was president of 
the Alumnae Association from 1951-54, 
and a member of the Board of Trustees 
from 1954-58. 

Gale retired from the presidency of 
Crompton in 1964. becoming chairman 
of the board, and the couple spent more 
and more time at Choppingaie. In 1969, 
they sold their Staunton home and moved 
to Deerfield. 

He ran the farm singlehandedly until 
1971, selling firewood and delivering it 
himself. He became chairman emeritus 
of Crompton m 1975 and died unexpect- 
edly three years later at age 64. 

Julia has chosen to stay on in Deer- 
field, and the farm continues to thrive. 

"We practice conservation out here, 
preventing erosion and that kind of 
thing," she says. "We dynamited to 
make watermg holes for deer and tur- 
keys, and planted millions of autumn 
olives for the deer to eat." 

There are three campsites on the prop- 
erty which she rents out, and an 18th- 
century log cabin which is also rented. 

She IS actively involved in the busi- 
ness of the farm, and enthusiastically 
describes its vanous enterprises. 

"We use the oak trees for firewood, 
and some of the rest for timber and 
boards," she says. "You know, it takes 
about 40 years to get a good board 



The Atlanta Chapter hosted two nights 
of Annual Fund Phonathon calls in mid- 
February. Co-chaiimen for the Phona- 
thon were Marshall Wilkerson Kress '65 
and J. J. EUingtoQ 'IS. 

The Atlanta Chapter sent a lovely Val- 
entine bouquet to students from the At- 
lanta area. The arrangement was placed 
in Hunt Hall for the entire student body to 
enjoy . 


The Johns Hopkins Club was the loca- 
tion for the kick-off event for the newly 
organized Baltimore Chapter m late Feb- 
ruary. A dinner honoring President Ty- 
son was organized by Whitney Markley 
Denman '81, Michelle Howard '81, Sara 
PoulstOD Tompkins "81, Sara Frances 
Ferrell Shay '40, and Neilson Peirce 
Andrews '62. Ginger Mudd Galvez '73 
hosted a reception for applicants from the 
Baltimore area in early March. The party 
was co-hosted by Shelley Goode Bryant 
'79. Rachel Walker, admissions coun- 
selor, attended from the College. 

The MBC Choir performed at the 
Church of die Good Shepherd in mid- 
February, Baltimore alumnae provided 
overnight housing for the 55 Choir mem- 
bers and attended a reception hosted by 
Ben and Lilly Simrill Smith '55. 


The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter hosted a 
luncheon at Jonathan's Restaurant in late 
February. A representative from the 
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce pre- 
sented the program. The Charlotte Chap- 
ter continues to hold monthly informal 
get-togethers and meetings of the chap- 


The Columbia Chapter hosted two 
nights of the Annual Fund phonathons in 
mid-February. Phonathon chairmen 
were Kathy Chrisley "80 and Katherine 
Jackson Anderson '80. Rosa Driver 
Stuart '69 and her daughter, Sarah '89, 
hosted a party for prospective students in 
the Columbia area in early March. Vir- 
ginia Irving, admissions counselor, at- 
tended from die College. 


The Houston Alumnae Chapter hosted 
two nights of Annual Fund Phonathon 
calling in late January. Co-chairwomen 
for this event were Vicki Simons '76 and 
Allison Hall Blaylock '76. 

The Chapter hosted a party for pro- 
spective students in the Houston area in 
mid-March at the home of Allison Hall 
Blaylock '76. Audi Bondurant '85, ad- 
missions counselor, attended from the 

New Orleans 

The New Orleans Chapter's steering 
conmiittee met in mid-February at the 
home of Mehl Cimini Fabacher '75. 
Plans were fmalized for their joint party 
with Hampden-Sydney alumni for pro- 
spective students from the area. The 
"Open House" with Hampden-Sydney 
was held at the home of Blair Lambert 
Wehrmann '64. 


Raleigh area alumnae attended a re- 
ception at the home of Diane Sellers '71 
in early March hononng President Ty- 
son. Plans are being made to organize an 
active alumnae group in the Raleigh 

Lin Madara '63, Gus Compson, 

Director of Admissions at the 

Episcopal Academy, and President 

Tyson at the Philadelphia party. 


Elia Durr Buck '50 hosted a tea for 
Philadelphia area guidance counselors in 
her home in late February. Lin Roberts 
Madara '63 organized the event which 
was attended by President Tyson, Ken 
Annstrong, and Lee Johnston Foster '75 
from the College. That evening the alum- 
nae hosted a cocktail party and dinner at 
the Four Seasons Hotel hononng Presi- 
dent Tyson. Arrangements for the dinner 
were handled by Brenda Hagg '81. 

New York 

The New York Chapter hosted two 
nights of Phonathon calling in late Febru- 
ary. Elizabeth Rjddler "73 and Jennifer 
Lambert '84 served as co-chairmen. 

The New York Chapter honored Presi- 
dent Tyson with a cocktail party in late 
February at the apartment of Laura Kerr 
'84 and Jermifer Lambert '84. 

Gabrielle Gelzer '83 and Helen Ste- 
vens Forster '83 are conducting a project 
to help Seniors interested in moving to 

New York City learn more about the city 
and make possible job contacts. A survey 
was sent to all Seniors in February and an 
informational telethon to all alumnae 
was conducted in early March. 

The Chapter hosted an investment 
seminar with economics professor, 
David Molnar, in late March. 


The Richmond Chapter hosted a semi- 
nar. "Personal Investment Decisions," 
with economics professor, David Mol- 
nar, in early February. The seminar was 
held at St. Catherine's School and was 
organized by Gini Gates DiStanislao '84. 

The Chapter hosted a social get- 
together for applicants of MBC and VMl 
in early Apnl at O'Malley's, Arrange- 
ments for the parry were made by Me- 
lissa Wimbish Ferrell '71. 


The Staunton Chapter hosted a recep- 
tion for parents of prospective students 
visiting the campus at the Alumnae 
House in early February. The Chapter 
also hosted a reception for prospective 
students from the Staunton/Augusta 
County area at the Alumnae House. Ar- 
rangements for the two events were made 
by Barbara Basseu '82 and Kitty Holt 
Dozier '40. 


The Washington Alumnae Chapter 
hosted a reception for applicants from the 
Metropolitan Washington area at the 
home of Marty Kline Chaplin '51 in 
mid-February. Assisting witii the party 
were Merae Lund "66, Susan Henry Mar- 
tin '72, Ann Allen '7 1 , Susan Baughman 
Homar "74. 


RUTH SEE, of Harrisonburg. Va., is 
living with her sister, KATHARINE 
SEE '27, at Sunnyside Presbyterian 
Retirement Community. Ruth is in- 
volved in volunteer activities in- 
cluding her church, the historical 
foundation and the Presbyterian Board 
of Christian Education. She plans to 
go elderhosteling in March for diree 
weeks in Ireland, Scodand and Eng- 

Chilhowie, Va., that she is a retired 
teacher and enjoying life. 

DOROTHY HOOGE King is involved 
in her church, the Woman's Club and 
Meals on Wheels. She resides in 
Richmond, Va., and has two chil- 

SUSAN HARRIS Hamilton writes from 
ScottsvOle, Va., diat she is anxious to 
see everyone at their 50th reunion in 

HELEN WADE Dantzler, of Macon, 
Ga., is involved with her church and 
garden club. She has four children 
and three grandchildren. 

KATHERINE DYER Dudley resides in 
Waynesboro, Va. She is involved 
with her church and MBC activities. 
Katherine has two children and three 


Glen and husband, Stewart, reside in 
Chambersburg, Penn., where Stewart 
is a lawyer. They have one daughter. 

ALICE GUERRANT Manly resides in 
Lexington, Ky. She has two children. 

From Roanoke, Va., MARY BESS 
FITZHUGH Oliff writes that she is 
involved in her church and has two 

BESS PLAXCO Smitii, is a home- 
maker in Henderson, N.C. She and 
husband. Bob, spent five weeks in 
Spam this year in' language training: 
They have two children. 

VIRGINIA SMITH Massey. of Jack- 
sonville, Fla., is a homemaker and 
volunteers for her church. Her hus- 
band, William, is a business investor. 
They have two children. 

PENNIE WEST Covington, of Atianta, 
Ga. , writes that she and husband, 
Hewitt, are doing mai^elously and 
have two children. 

From Bloomfield Hills, Mi., SIS KO- 
BLEGARD Harcus writes diat she is 
a homemaker and is very active in 
Christ Church and with a retirement 
home. Her husband, Sinclau", is with 
Manufacturer's National Bank. They 
have three children. 

FRANCES JESSEE Rust, of Alexan- 
dria, Va., is a housewife and is in- 
volved with her church and the 
Community Citizens Association. Her 
husband, William, is retired. Frances 
spends much of her free time chma 
painting and she belongs to the 
Northern Virginia Porcelain Artists 

From Richmond, Va., BETTY BRIN- 
CKERHOFF Thomas wntes that her 
husband, Harry, is a physician. Betty 
volunteers for the medical auxiliary 
and is the show manager for an an- 
tique show. They have four children 
and four grandchildren. 

housewife in Charlottesville, Va. She 
volunteers for the heart fund, garden 
club, hospital auxiliary and her 
church. Her husband, James, is a 
pediatrician. Margaret and James 
have three children and three grand- 

Newport News, Va,, volunteers for 
the Mariner's Museum, the Junior 
League and is a nature museum in- 
structor. Her husband, John, is a den- 
tist. They have three children. 

and husband, Robert, have two chil- 
dren and reside in Shaker Heights, 

SALLY COX Lee is involved with 
chuch work. She enjoys traveling and 
has been visiting various areas of the 
southern states the last two years. She 
plans a trip to England and Scotland 
next fall. She is a member of die 
book club and is involved in working 
on genealogy, Sally has four children 
and resides in Orlando, Fla. 


George is an associate professor of art 
at San Antonio College. She is also 
involved with the Junior League and 
the San Antonio Conservation So- 
ciety. Her husband. Gene, is an 
architect. Mary Carolyn and Gene 
have two sons. 

From Joplin, Mo., DONNA DAVIS 

Browne owns a gift shop called The 
Double Eagle. Her husband, Leiand, 
is the executive vice-president of a 
roofing manufacturing company. 
They have three children. 

husband, Lawrence, are both retired 
and live in Stuart, Fla,. dunng the 
winter months of the year. There they 
both love to play golf and tennis and 
occasionally run a motel. They live in 
Franklin, N.J., during the summer. 
Harriet and Lawrence have three chil- 

a retired teacher and now volunteers 
for her church, the Red Cross and the 
Cancer Society. She spends much of 
her time with her mother, who lives 
in Venice, Fla, Elizabeth has three 
children, four grandchildren and re- 
sides in Ravenswood, W.Va. 

From Columbia, S.C, ANITA THEE 
Graham is a realtor for her husband, 
James', realty company Anita is a 
volunteer for many organizations and 
enjoys working with a local museum 
and her church. She and James have 
two children. 

EMME WINGATE Hawn and hus- 
band, Richard, reside in Erie, Penn., 
where Richard is a design engineer 
for Westinghouse. They have two 

writes from Medina, Ga. , that she is 
having a wonderful life with her hus- 

band, Reade, three children and four 
grandchildren. Reade is the president 
of his own advertising firm. Margery 
and Reade enjoy traveling in the 
United States and Europe. 

From Beckley, W.Va.. JEAN WEB- 
STER Soutiiall writes that she is a 
housewife and husband, Lawrence, is 
retired. They have three children and 
two grandchildren. 

PATRICIA MARSH Belleville, of 
Bridgeton, N.J.. is a teacher for the 
Greenwich Township Board of Edu- 
cation. She has two children and 
three grandchildren. 

From HyattsviUe, Md., MARY HOR- 
TON Waldron writes dial she is now 
a housewife and is involved with the 
Country Club Ladies Golf As- 
sociation, Asbury Methodist Guild 
and Montgomery- Prince George's 
Golf -Association. Her husband, Rich- 
ard, IS an attorney in private practice. 
Mary recenUy took a tnp to Florence, 
Italy, and absolutely loved it. Mary 
and Richard have two children. 

a housewife and part-time tour guide 
for a museum. She is a volunteer for 
the United Way and Norfolk General 
Hospital. Her husband, Ralph, is with 
Sovran Bank. They have four chil- 
dren and reside in Norfolk, Va. 


MITZI VICK Shaw and husband Rich- 
ard reside in Fort Smith, Ark., where 
Richard is an attorney and banker and 
Mitzi IS a homemaker. They have 
four children and seven grand- 

homemaker and volunteers for her 
church and the Children's Aid So- 
ciety. Her husband, Arnold, is an 
Episcopalian priest. They reside in 
Nanjemoy, Md., and have three chil- 

and family have recendy moved ftxim 
Connecticut to Winchester, Va. Mary 
Lou is a homemaker and husband. 


David, is a small business consultant. 
They have four children and three 

NANCY KUNKLE Caiey is a recep- 
tionist and bookkeeper for Carey 
International Truck Sales, Inc., and 
Carey Ford Tractor. Her husband. 
Henry, owns and operates the two 
businesses listed above. They have 
one daughter and reside in Staunton, 

From Pittsburgh, Pa., JACQUELINE 
McCLENNEY Hamilton wnces that 
she is a homemaker and volunteers 
for Meals on Wheels and her church. 
Her husband, Richard, is an appli- 
cation engineer. They have one 

school teacher and husband, Albert, 
is a retired Army officer. Lorraine 
volunteers for various church and 
community activities. She and Albert 
have two children. 

From Westport, Ct., MARTHA 
McMULLAN Aasen writes that she 
hopes to attend the reunion in May. 
She is still with the United Nations as 
the Senior Information Officer at the 
Department of Public Information. 
Her husband, Larry, is the Executive 
Director for Better Vision Institute. 
They have two children. 

MARGIE JOHNSON Thompson and 
husband Rick were married in 1982 
in London at Westmmster Abbey. 
Margie is currendy a travel agent and 
Rick is self employed in the oil and 
gas business. They enjoy their three 
ciiildien, traveling, and tennis. 

of Parma Heights, Ohio, is a home- 
maker and is involved with her 
church. She is an avid runner, having 
won a 26 mile race m her age group. 
Her husband, Paul, is an operational 
analyst for LTV Steel Company. 
They have one son. 

ANN BROWN Voss. of Albany, Ga., 
is a school counselor. She and her 
husband, Norman, spend their week- 
ends on the Gulf of Mexico at AUiga- 
tor Point, Fla. They are avid shell 
collectors and do a lot with shell 
crafts. They have three children. 

ANN SCHLOSSER, of San Antonio, 
Tx., is involved in the San .Ajitonio 
Conservation Society, the Arthritis 
Foundation and church adult educa- 

JOYCE ACKER Radiff and husband, 
James, reside in Birmingham, Al., 
where James is a mortage banker. 
Joyce is involved with the Junior 
League, girls club and church ac- 
tivities. They have three children and 
four grandchildren. 

housewife and husband. Stanley, is 
an instructor in electrical power. They 
have two children and reside in An- 
derson, S.C. 

From Charlottesville, Va., MAR- 
GARET Mclaughlin orove 

writes that she is an academic sec- 
retary and is involved with the Junior 
League and mental health family sup- 
port group. Her husband, James, is 
an investment banker. Margaret and 
Jim have spent some time in Europe 
and the Caribbean recendy. They 
have two children. 

From Fredericksburg, Va., EMILY 
MITCHELL Williamson wntes that 
she is a housewife and is involved 
with Mary Washmgton Hospital and 
Rappahannock Big Brothers. Her 
husband, Dan, is the senior vice- 
president of Fredericksburg Savings 
and Loan. They have three children. 

From Fort Worth, Tx., PATTI MANN 
Burr writes that she is the executive 
secretary to the general manager of 

Neiman Marcus. She is able to view 
all the latest fashion collections and 
goes to a lot of parties. She recently 
bought and remodeled a lakeside 
home. Patti volunteers for the DAR 
and Rotaryaims. She has three chil- 

Winchester, Va., is a homemaker and 

puppy tender. She has visited Europe 
twice with the MBC group. Billie 
Jean has two children. 

Boyce, Va., is the district manager 
for Tanner Company, Inc., a ladies 
clothing company. Betty is also in- 
volved with the garden club and her 
church. Her husband, Charles, is a 
self-employed insurance salesman. 
They have three children. 

Orlando, Fla., is a homemaker and 
husband, Frank, is a neurosurgeon in 
private practice. Flossie enjoys play- 
ing tennis. They have five children 
and two grandchildren. 

ELIZABETH ALLAN Collins writes 
of her many visits to Staunton and 
MBC, due largely to being married to 
a son of Fletcher Collins. 

From Birmingham, Ala., BOBBIE 
JEAN REID Bailey writes diat she is 
a housewife and is involved in the 
PTA, church and local tennis organi- 
zations. Her husband, Russell, is an 
actuary in the insurance business. 
They have three children. 

Roanoke, Va., is the coordinator of 
volunteers for the American Red 
Cross. Her husband, Wardie, is a 
plant manager for the Chesapeake 
Corporation- They have three chil- 

NANCY SIMPSON Steinmiller, of 

Mooresville. N.C., is a tax preparer 
for H»S:R Block. Her husband, Wil- 
liam, works with marketing industrial 
cheimcals. They have two children. 

From Gaithersburg, Md., SHIRLEY 
CORBIN Menendez writes that she is 
the coordinator of administrative ser- 
vices for student affairs at George- 
town University. In her spare time, 
she enjoys working with her husband, 
Al, in writing and promoting his 

JANE COUCH Teer recently visited 
Jerusalem, Athens, India, Singapore 
and Bangkok. She and husband, 
Nello, reside in Durham, N.C., and 
have two children. 

SYLVM CUELLAR Luedke, of Dal- 
las, Tx., owns a dance -exercise stu- 
dio. She is also involved with the 
Junior League and the Dallas Mu- 
seum of Art. Sylvia has four children. 

From Dallas, Tx., ANNE PONDER 
Dickson writes that she owns a book 
publishing company, which was re- 
centiy recognized for its quality de- 
sign and literature. Her husband, 
Robert, is in real estate development. 
They have two children. 

CORNELIA JENKINS Futral resides 
m Clarksdale, Ala. , where she is a 
sixth grade teacher. She has three 

PHEBE PALMER Bishop, of Essex 
Falls, N.J., is a housewife and 
crafter. She volunteers as an art ther- 
apist at a local hospital. Her husband, 
John, is with AT&T. They have two 
children - 

From Indianapolis, Ind., MARTY 
VYVERBERG Telfer writes that she 
is a manufacturers representative for 
The Wilkes Group. She is also in- 
volved with the Junior League and 
the Indianapolis Opera Company. Her 
husband, James, is an attorney. They 
have two children. 

SUZANNE BURCH Coates, of Char- 
lottesville, Va., is a rehabilitation 
teacher for the visually handicapped 
at a- state agency in Waynesboro, Va. 
She is a volunteer for die Junior 
League, Bayly Museum and Hearth- 
stone Children's House. Suzarme has 
two children. 

LYNNE CHANEY Wilhams, of San 
Antonio, Tex., is a homemaker and 
husband, Ron, is the City Manager 
for Classified Parking. They have two 

From Metauie, La., WENDY COLE- 
MAN LeGardeur writes that she is 
the Executive Vice-President for Wil- 
liam B. Coleman Co., Inc. Her hus- 
band, Armand, is in construction and 
land development. They have two 

ANNE WILSON Linn, of Wil- 
Uamsburg, Va., works for the Colo- 
nial Williamsburg Foundation. Her 
husband, CoUyer, works for the 
Small Business Administration for the 
U.S. Government. They have two 

KAM BONFOEY Burgdorf, of Hamp- 
ton, Va., is a housewife and volun- 
teers for her church. Her husband, 
Carl, is the first vice-president for 
Sovran Bank. They have four chil- 

From Jackson, Miss., ESTHER 
DOUGHTIE French is involved in 
many volunteer activities. She is the 
vice-chairman of the Board of Trust- 
ees of the Educational Fund of the 
International PEO Sisterhood. She is 
also on the board of the Jackson 
Symphony League, an officer in heri 
DAR chapter, a sustainer in the Ju- 
nior League and an advisor to the 
board of the Jackson Stitchery Guild. 
Her husband, Ted, is in insurance. 
Esther enjoys playing tennis, snow 
skiing and traveling. She and her 
family have been to Europe three 
times and enjoy going to Colorado 
each year, Esther and Ted have two 

first grade teacher. She has three 
children and resides in Milwaukee,Wi. 

BEVERLY GREAR Hurt, of Adanta, 
Ga., is mvolved in the Junior League. 
Atlanta Speech School, United Way 
and her church. Her husband, 
Charles, is an attorney. They have 
three children. 

SALLY O'BRIEN Lemon and hus- 
band, Jonathan, are the owners and 
presidents of a leather furniture com- 
pany. They reside in Lake Oswego, 
Or., and have three children. 

leans, La., is an Associate Professor 
in drama and communications at the 
University of New Orleans. She is 
finding out what it is like to own a 
home and keep up with the yard work 
and repairs. May is also trying to find 
time to do research and writing. 


of Annislon. Ala., writes that she re- 
cently bought a Jane Fonda tape and 
bottle of Grecian Formula to get 
ready for her 25th reunion. She looks 
forward to seeing everyone. 

nity relations specialist for Henrico 
County Public Schools. She is in- 
volved in numerous volunteer ac- 
tivities including the Richmond Urban 
Forum, her church and the Junior 
League. She resides in Richmond, 

math teacher and husband, William, 
is a waterman and decorative wild- 
fowl carver. Patricia and William are 
the chairmen of the seventh annual 
Rappaharmock River Waterfowl 
Show. They have two children and 
reside in White Stone, Va. 

From McDonougb, Ga., SALLY 
CANNON Crumbley writes diat she 
is a homemaker and library volunteer. 
Her husband. Wade, is an attorney. 
They have two sons. 

ANNE COLLINS Doyle, of Hyatts- 
ville, Md., is the president and cre- 
ative director of Collins & Doyle Ad- 
vertising, Inc. Her husband, Frank, is 

the vice-president of the same firm. 

EMILY PAINE Brady is writing for 

the Roanoke Valley Chamber of 
Commerce newsletter and magazine. 
She resides in Salem, Va. 

From Raleigh, N.C., SUSAN POPE 
Finch writes that she is a mother, 
homemaker and part-time piano 
teacher. She volunteers for many ac- 
tivities including her church. North 
Carolina Art Society, North Carolina 
Symphony Society and Arts Together. 
Her husband, David, is the owner and 
president of Finelco Electncal Con- 
struction Company and Lighting En- 
ergy Savings Systems. They have 
four children. 

Winston- Salem, N.C., volunteers for 
the Junior League. Husband, Charles, 
is in medical group management. 
They have two daughters. 

a matenal planning specialist for 
AT&T. She volunteers for die Ameri- 
can Lung Association. Husband, 
Donald, is a financial services man- 
ager for AT&T. They have one son. 

MARCHANT STARR Reutiinger is a 
housewife and volunteer for many ac- 
tivities such as the Ronald McDonald 
House, Junior League and United 
Way. Her husband. Barton, is an 
orthopedic surgeon. They have two 
children. Marchant and her family 
reside in Louisville, Ky. 

From Covington, Va., ELLEN JOHN- 
SON Candler writes that she is a 
computer consultant with Westvaco. 
Husband, Peter, is the vice-president 
of Kinzer Insurance. They have three 

SHERYL ALLEN Blackford resides in 
Charleston, S.C, with her husband, 
Henry, and son. Sheryl is a high 
school social smdies teacher and 
Henry is a banker. 

PAULA POWERS Tchirkow is a 
homemaker and her husband, George, 
is an intestinal surgeon. Paula does 
volunteer work at a local nursing 
home and is a coordinator of social 
agencies. She has also been taking 
figure skating lessons for the past two 
years. Paula and George have three 
children and reside in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

DEE BOWMAN Haggard is die per- 
sonnel director for Petio Star Energy. 
Her husband. Ward, is the president 
of the same company. Dee is cur- 
rently taking accounting classes at a 
local coUege. They reside in Traverse 
City, Mi., and have three children. 

NANCY MORSE Evans, of San An- 
tonio, Tx., wntes that she has gone 
back to work as an executive with a 

department store. 

From Alexandria, Va., MARSHA 
SPEARS is the budget/management 
analyst for the City of Alexandria. 
She and her husband have one son. 


homemaker and husband, Anthony, is 
a religious philosopher and artist. 
They home-teach their four children 
and enjoy a gratifying life in Wil- 
liams, Or. 

KATE GLADDEN Schultz, of Win- 
chester, Va., is a homemaker. Her 
husband, Thomas, is an attorney. 
Kate has been domg commission for 
pen and ink sketches of homes and 
has done house sketches for Historic 
Garden Week. She also does illus- 
trations for the local library news- 
letter. Kate and Thomas have two 


SHIRLEY FREY Morris is a home- 
maker and does volunteer work for 
such organizations as the library, 
schools and MBC. Husband. John, is 
the assistant attorney general. They 
have two children and reside in 
Richmond, Va. 

homemaker and volunteers for her 
church and various other £ 
Her husband, David, 
professor in physics at North Carolina 
State University. Jennifer has recently 
taken up jazzercise. David and Jen- 
nifer have one son and reside in Ral- 
eigh, N.C. 

NANCY WINTERS Moore is a self- 
employed tax accountant and her hus- 
band is a self-employed wholesale in- 
door foliage grower and broker. They 
have two children and reside in 
Apopka, Fla. 

LILA CLADWELL Gardner, of Har- 
risonburg, Va., is a homemaker, but 
spends much of her time getting her 
two children to various activities. She 
also enjoys spending time at her Bible 
study, teaching at the Christian Youth 
Club at her church, basketweaving, 
playing golf and doing yard work. 
Her husband, Douglas, is the owner 
and sales manager of a poultry supply 
company . 

employed consultant on higher educa- 
tion research issues. Her husband, 
Gary Stein, is an attorney. They have 
two children and reside in Silver 
Spring, Md. 

JANE SHORTELL Nelson, of Wil- 
mington, De., is a housewife and 
volunteers at the library and elemen- 
tary school- Her husband, Stephen, is 
the vice-president of Artisans' Sav- 
ings Bank. They have two children. 

SUSAN HOCH Crane is a housewife 
and husband, Warren, is a market 
analyst. They have one child and 
reside in Alexandria, Va. 

ELLEN PORTER Holtman and hus- 
band, Roger, have two children and 
reside in Roanoke, Va. Ellen is a 
homemaker and Roger is the editor of 
a newspaper for Times- World Cor- 

From Nanmcket, Mass., WELBY COX 
Kuralek writes that she is a housewife 
and husband, Robert, is the president 
of Nantucket Restaurant Associates. 
They have two children. 

BABS PAGE is the Coordinator of 
Training Materials and Program De- 
velopment for Burroughs Wellcome, 
a pharmaceutical company. She has 
recently built her own home on six 
acres in the countryside of Apex, 

of Richmond, Va., is the Supervisor 
of Classification and Compensation 
for Henrico County. Her husband, 
Kenneth, is a school psychiatrist for 
Chesterfield County. They have two 

MARSHA SPEARS is the Budget/ 

Management Analyst for the City of 
Alexandria. Her husband, David 
Duncan, works for the Texas 
Government. They have one son and 
reside in Alexandria, Va. 

ROBIN SPENCE and husband, Shipley 
Lucas, reside in Baltimore, Md. 
Robin is a dietician and Shipley is a 
. They have one son. 

From W ilmin gton, N.C, CAROLINE 
STRUTHERS writes that she is a 
lawyer for the U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers. She volunteers for boards 
of local legal services and family ser- 

JANE BARTLETT Trotinan, of Casar. 
N.C, is a manager/ partner in her 
husband's artist/craftsman business. 
Jane deals with galleries and does the 
public relations work, while Bob does 
the art. They have two children. 

VIRGINIA HUFF Parker, of Hailey. 
Idaho, wntes that she and her family 
enjoy skiing, hiking and the beautiful 
area. Her husband. Bob, is a manu- 
facturer and retailer of fencing, 
houselogs and log homes. They have 
three children. 

LLOYD GATHER Dickson, of Mid- 
lothian, Va., is a housewife and is 
also on the Board of Deacons for her 
church, PTA Board of Directors and 
library volunteer. Her husband, Da- 
vid, is the manager of Community 
Services for the Commonwealth of 
Virginia. Lloyd and David have two 
children and enjoy spending as much 
time as possible together as a family. 

ford, Md.. is the secretary and trea- 
surer of her family farm, Plimhim- 
mon Farms Inc. Her husband, Gerald, 
is a farmer with the same. "Tot" 
spends her summers teaching sailing 
to the youngsters at die local yacht 
club. Tot and Gerald have two chil- 

FRAN FREEMAN Harwell is a 

secretary /receptionist at a law finn 
and also works for ETCH, a biotech 
firm that builds ethanol plants, where 
her husband works. They reside in 
Birmingham, Ala. 

EVELYN SAWYER Diment, of Staun- 
ton, Va., is a retired teacher and 
Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. 
Her husband, William, is a geo- 
physicisl. After much prodding from 
her friends, Evelyn has decided to try 
and write a book. Evelyn and Wil- 
liam have three children. 

LYNN HOWARD Lawrence is a 
homemaker and freelance cal- 
ligrapher. Husband, Robert, is a U.S. 
Naval officer.Lynn and Robert have 
recently moved to Norfolk, Va., from 
New Orleans and are enjoying reno- 
vating an older home. They have two 

SUSAN DUGAN Weinig writes from 
Potomac, Md.. that she is a health 
care consultant. She volunteers for 
the administration and education 
council and her church. Her husband, 
WUIiam, is a program analyst for the 
U.S. Department of Energy. 

ZOE WAVELL Gottiich is a marketing 
representative for Polaroid Cor- 
poration. Her husband, Mark, is a 
sales representative for Tom James 
Clothing Company. They recentiy 
Q-aveled to the Greek Islands, Yugos- 
lavia and Italy. Zoe is an avid rac- 
quetball player and windsurfer. Zoe 
and Mark live in Corpus Christi, Tx. 

LYNDA YOUNG Kaffie, of Corpus 
Christi. Tx.. is in commercial real es- 
tate and a volunteer for the Texas 
Arts Alliance and Texas Institute for 
Arts in Education. Husband, Harcus, 
is a rancher. 

MARY KAY SCHORN Stamback is a 
pharmacist and volunteer for the 
American Heart Association and 
March of Dimes. Her husband, Jack, 
is a sales representative for Gray Bar 
Electnc Company. They have one son 
and reside in Richmond, Va. 

CLAIRE COLBERT is a caterer and 
waitress in Richmond, Va., where 
she resides. 

MARY BENNETT Decker, of Piano, 
Tx., is a homemaker. She volunteers 

as a cub scout leader and as the 
church league women's basketball 
coach. Her husband, KD, is an elec- 
trical engineer. They have one son. 

DANA LECKIE is a rehabilitation co- 
ordinator. She is involved with 
United Methodist Women and Jaycee 
Women. She recently took a year off 
from work to work and sail on a 
boat. She found that this was valuable 
time for self-growth and learning. 
Dana resides in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 

RENEE TRENT, of Springfield, Va., 
is a political appointee for the U.S. 
Department of Justice in Washington, 

lington, Va., is the patient 
representative/ volunteer coordinator 
for Arlington Hospital. Her husband, 
Brooke, is a lawyer. 

CORRINE WHITE Llewellyn is a 
homemaker and husband, Ron. is a 
pharmaceutical representative for 
A.H. Robins. Conine and Ron enjoy 
traveling and buying old houses and 
fixing them up. They have also be- 
come part owners in a video store. 
They have one daughter. 

Ceiba, Puerto Rico, is an aerobics in- 
structor for the US. Navy Depari- 
ment of Morale, Welfare and Rec- 
reation. Her husband. Jay, is supply 
officer for the U.S. Navy. They have 
one daughter. 

From Soutii Boston, Va., MARCIA 
EVANS Gravitt writes that she is a 
school social worker. Her husband, 
Carlton, is a tobacco auctioneer and 


Waynesboro, Va., is a homemaker, 
but volunteers for the Waynesboro 
Hospital Auxiliary Board and the gar- 
den club. Her husband, Charles, is a 
dispensing optician. They have two 

LISA WALL O'Donnell and husband. 
Jack, reside in Linwood, N.J., where 
John is the vice-president of slot op- 
erations for Golden Nugget Casinos. 
Lisa and Jack previously lived in San 
Diego, Calif., where they own a tri- 
athlon store, selling high end sporting 
goods for the runner, biker and swim- 
mer, and enjoy training and par- 
ticipating in those sports. Lisa has re- 
turned to being a private pilot. They 
have one daughter. 

CATHY SHANER Carlock, of Rich- 
mond, Va., is a social worker at 
Children's Hospital. Her husband, 
Craig, is a sales representative for 
Caskie Paper Company. They have 

KAREN McCONNELL Daniel, of Sa- 
vannah, Ga., is a housewife and vol- 
unteers for the Hospice of Savannah, 
OaUand Island Education Center, 
medical auxiliary and her church. Her 
husband, Fred, is a physician. They 

From Clinton, N.C, MABEL FET- 
TERMAN Held writes that she is the 
treasurer of The Lundy Packing 
Company. Her husband, Louis, is a 
project engineer for the same. 

PRINCE CARR Norfleett, of Rich- 
mond, Va., is a certified public ac- 
countant. Her husband, Edward, is a 
fmancial analyst. Margaret volunteers 
for her church and the Junior League. 
They have one daughter. 

TERRI POWELL Paguibitan and hus- 
band, Gaudencio, reside in Marietta, 
Ga., where Terri is a sales consultant 
for a restaurant and hospitality chain 
and Gaudencio is the regional man- 
ager for Kimberly-Clark. 

position analyst for Carolina Power 
and Light Company, Her husband, 
Matthew, is the vice-president of cor- 
porate loan administration for Wa- 
chovia Bank and Trust. They have 

Barrington, R.L, is the senior vice- 
president of corporate cash manage- 
ment for National Westminster Bank, 
USA. She also volunteers for the 
United Way, Her husband, Edward, 
is a hand surgeon. They have one 

PAMELA POPE, of Washington, 
D.C, is a full-time, law smdent at 
Howard University. She writes diat 
she is looking forward to the reunion 
in May and seeing all her friends. 

KAY HARONEY is a private duty 
nurse in Rochester, N.Y,. where she 
resides. She has three children. 

napolis, Md., is a kindergarten 
teacher and Red Cross volunteer. Her 

husband, Michael, is a lieutenant in 
the U.S. Navy. 

From Richmond, Va.. KATHY BAR- 
RANGER writes that she is a sales 
representative for Barranger and 
Company. Inc., a building specialties 
firm. Kathy volunteers for theJay- 
cee's National Association of Women 
in Construction. 

CATHY MOREY Nee runs a day care 
center and husband, Gerard, is a tax 
manager. They have one daughter and 
live in Somerville, N.J. 

FRANCES HARRIS Moan of Charles 

City, Va., is a kindergarten teacher. 
Her husband, Joseph, is a smdent at 
William and Mary Law School. 

CAROL LYNN MANI Williamson, of 
San Antonio, Tx., is an investment 
advisor. Her husband, Neal, is the 
territory manager for Stanadyne Cor- 

From Atlanta, Ga., LISA SAUL writes 
that she is a hair stylist and make-up 

FLEET LYNCH Roberts is a sales rep- 
resentative for a bookkeeping and ac- 
counting supply company. Her hus- 
band, Dennis, is the paving 
superintendent for a paving company. 
They reside in Richmond, Va. 

REBECCA VIGIL Gubert resides in 
Orlando, Fla., where she is a chemist 

for the Environmental Protection 
Laboratory. Her husband, Alexander, 
is the Southeast service and sales rep- 
resentative for Valcon, irrigation 


HAZEL STILLEY Ochelti^e and hus- 
band, John, reside in Staunton, Va. 

Hazel is a loan processor for Jeffer- 
son National Baiik and John is a po- 
diatrist. They have one son. 

RUBY WORLEY, of Glasgow, Va., is 
the department, head of Joseph Da- 
vidson, Inc., a clothing store. 

From Nashville, Tenn., ELIZABETH 
STUMB Woodring writes diat she is 
the office coordinator and designer 
for The Closet Company. Her hus- 
band, Warren, is a commercial loan 
officer for a bank. 

From Bonners Ferry, Id., CAROL 
BORING Sweeney writes that she 
and her husband, Joe, and son live on 
a small farm, where they have two 

OLIVIA KDNCAID, of CraigsviUe, 
Va.. was ordained, as a minister in 
the Presbyterian Church last Novem- 
ber. She is now the pastor of the 
CraigsviUe Presbyterian Church. 

DIANE WALCZAK Janssen, of Marl- 
ton, N.J., is a CPA-manager. Her 
husband, Robert, is a retail manager 
for CVS. 

From JacksonviUe. Ra., KIM HER- 
RING writes that she is in the admin- 

isfratton of a wholesale foods and 
seafood company, Origmally from 
Charlottesville, Va., KJm likes to re- 
turn to the area as often as possible. 

lotte. N.C, recentiy. ti^veled to Lon- 
don and Belgium. 

JAMIE LINDLER Pinney is workiag 
as a law clerk in Federtd District 
Court and her husband, Reese, works 

as an independent petroleum geolo- 
gist. They are very happy living in 
New Orleans, La. 


ANN GLADWELL Miller and hus- 
band, Ken, reside in Silver Spring, 
Md. Ann is an environmental chemist 
with Hittman-Ebasco Association. 
Inc. Ken is the distnct representative 
for Aid Association for Lutherans. 

in New York, N.Y-, and is working 
in public relations. 

LAURA WILSON Young of Little 
Rock, Ark., is an analytical chemist. 

From Madison, Va., EDGAR PUR- 
YEAR wntes that he is currently 
studying travel at the National Busi- 
ness College in Charlottesville. 

PAMELA DAVIS Belvins is living in 
Buena Vista, Va., and is a third 
grade teacher. 


MARION RAGAN Taylor '31. January 

DORIS COVILLE Robins '34, Apnl 
23, 1985. 

NANCY ADAIR Delano '42, February 


Oclober. 1985. 

HUNTER DRAPER '83. February 3, 


MARIANNE DEALE Bach '72 and 
Thomas, a son, Peter, October 16, 

'73 and Tom, a son, Matthew Taylor, 
December 30, 1984. 

BONNIE McDonald Sall '77 and 
Ron, a daughter, Wendy Ellen. July 10, 

DONNA ROBERT MacNabb '77 and 
Steve, a son. Ryan Hillsinger, Oclober 
12, 1985. 

SUSAN COWAN Emnck '80 and Ste- 
ven, a daughter, Sarah Ann, February 
16, 1985. 

MELISSA RAIDER Keahey '80 and 
David, a son, Walter Blanks, December 
20, 1985. 

Gerard, a daughter, Laura Anne, June 
25, 1985. 

MARTHA FERRELL Thomhill '81, a 
daughter. Sydney Enn. February 21. 

MARTHA O'BRIEN Jones '83, and 
Leslie, a daughter, Martha Elizabeth, 
October 7. 1985. 


Grogan. July 6, 1985. 

KAYE MACKEY '83 to Michael 
Cook. January 25, 1986. 



Each piece includes a hand-painlcd scene of ihc Adminisiration Building 

and Chapel on the reverse side of the glass by Egiomise Designs of Boston. 

The mirror and ihc picture are framed in wood and leafed in silver tones. The 

desk box is walnut with brass fittings. 

Mirror {15" x 26") $110.00 

Framed paintina (10" x 15") S 80,00 

Desk box (ir X 7" X 2") SI 10.00 

Add S2.00 for shipping charges 


A collection of campus prayers by Dr. 
Thomas H. Grafton. At the request of 
the Alumnae Association, Dr- Grafton 
collected these prayers for publication to 
represent a typical year at MBC. Lim- 
ited Supply. 

Price: $5,00 


Black lacquer finish with hand-painted gold trim, featuring gold 
seal of the College. An engraved brass name piate can be attached to 
the back of the header at a nominal cost upon request. Available in 
five styles. 

The Washington Chapter has 
commissioned Frankie Welsh of 
America to design this very spe- 
ca scarf for Mary Baldwin alum- 
nae The 8" X 34" scarf features a 
br ht green design on cream 
backeround. Send your order to 
K m^Bakcr Glenn, 704 Chet- 
wo th Place. Alexandria. VA 
314-1121, Please make check 
payable to Washington Chapter. 

Price $18.00 


A package of ten notecards with an 
original drawing of the Administration 
Building by Augusta County artist Bill 
Haines. Envelopes included. 

Price $3.00 

Boston rocker 


Captain's chair with black am- 



Captain's chair with cherry an 



Side chair 

$ 85.00 

Child's chair 

S 65.00 

Freight charges C.O.D. 


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coloron 15" x I5"canvas. 


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Includes full skeins of DMC floss, 
matenals graph, and instructions. 
Makes an 8 X 10" picture. 
MBC Seal S15.00 

Adminisiration Building $15.00 
Grafton Library " $15.00 

Add $1 dO postage and handling. 

Contains over 500 tested recipes, all submined by mer 
Baldwin family nationwide. A must in collection of beg 
enced cooks. A unique gift item for Christmas, house- 
ation, engagements, binhdays. Mother's Day. Now in it 

bers of the Mary The Mary Baldwin Pnnt by Eric Fitzpanick. Tins signed, limited edition 
nners and expert- color prim of ihe campus is a collector's item. $15.00 ($1 .50 for postage 
warmings, gradu- and handling) 
; second printing. 

By Bill Haines. Size: 1 1" x 14". 

Price: $5.00 

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Karen Leabo '88: 

Student and Accomplished Horsewoman 

MBC sophomore Karen Leabo. who 
has been racidng up awards in horse 
riding competitions lately, stables and 
trains her horses at a farm owned by an 
MBC alumna, Theodosia Mann Ehle 

Karen has been riding under Mrs. 
Ehle's mstruction since September of 
1984, and the business major from 
Thomasville, Georgia says the sport 
takes up most of her spare time. 

".Aiter classes. Iride, and after riding, 
I study, so there isn't time for much 
else," says Karen. 

The hard work has paid off. Last fall, 
Karen took first, second, and fifth place 
in the adult amateur division during 
Showday at Commonwealth Park in 

"Karen is very enthusiastic about pro- 
moting riding at Mary Baldwin," says 
Mrs. Ehle, who notes that the College 
has been without a riding team for the last 
three yeai^. 

Mrs. Ehle owns Oak Manor Farms 
near Weyers Cave, Virginia. A grand- 
daughter, great granddaughter and niece 
of several MB C alunmae , she has helped 
produce national champion jumpers and 

"Karen is definitely a professional 
competitor," says Mrs. Ehle. "She's the 
kind of person who really works, and 
she's tough." 

The young rider grew up around 
horses, as did her parents, in their native 
Georgia, and Karen has been riding smce 
the early age of three. She came to Mary 
Baldwin to continue her riding and pur- 
sue academics at the same time, 

Karen and her quarterhorse. Say 
When, have been winning top honors in 
Virginia for the past couple of years. Say 
When, a small-jumper horse, clears ob- 
stacles of three feet, six inches or less. 

Karen Leabo takes a jump during a riding 

whereas Karen's European horse. Poker, 

jumps heights of over four feet. 

"When I'm riduig Say When, I'm 
judged on how well he jumps the ob- 
stacle and how smoothly," sh."^ says. 
"When I nde Poker, Tm judged solely 
on whether or not he can make the 

During last fall's competition in Cul- 
peper, Karen was pretty nervous when 

she heard her name called over the loud- 
speaker before the first event. 

"My stomach was churning as I 
mounted my horse," she recalls. "You 
only get one chance for perfection in 
front of those judges." 

Karen has ridden in numerous other 
shows, including an international com- 
petition in Washington, DC, and says 
she is almost always content with her 

■ 'I just try to do my best each chance I 
get," she says. 

During the Culpeper event. Say When 
was stabled in pretty prestigious com- 
pany. Neighboring horses included those 
belonging to Rodney Jenkins, a top 
grand prixrider-whose horses are ranked 
with the top U.S. grand pnx jumpers. 

"I felt really privileged to have my 
horses stabled with Rodney Jenkins'." 
says Karen, who describes Jenkins as a 
"great rider and a wonderful person." 

With Karen as a star, Mrs. Ehle has 
been working with MBC officials to de- 
termme if money can be budgeted for a 
riding team at the College next year. 

The lack of a team, she says, is due to 
academic considerations. This year, for 
instance, ten shows were scheduled, ail 
of them during the week and requiring 
travel. The smdents felt such a commit- 
ment would encroach on their smdying 
time and decided not to pursue intercol- 
legiate competitions. 

"Now the girls select their own com- 
petitions individually, using their own 
horses," says Mrs. Ehle. 

Transportarion has been a problem as 
weU. she says. Students provided their 
own transportation to the farm, requiring 
at least one of the members to have an 
on-campus car, and the dnver had to be 
compensated for gas. 

Oak Manor Farm, a 350-acre tract 
used for training, grazing and fanning, is 
located about 12 miles from Mary Bald- 

"Things are looking up," says Mrs. 
Ehle. "Hopefully next year there will be 
a bus to transport the students to and from 
the farm, which I think will make a great 
difference in the number of students who 
choose to ride for MBC in the future."